Black Education

Leaders at more than 100 historically Black colleges are planning a meeting with President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers to discuss overcoming funding and enrollment challenges facing schools on Feb. 28.

Many Black folks had high expectations when President Obama entered the White House. Where those expectations too high?

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s leadership, accomplishments, and commitment to education show us that being smart is the new cool.

Johnthany Walker was apprehended and charged with vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

President Obama announced Thursday that a new initiative will provide more than $250M in free e-books to low-income students, according to the Associated Press. But…

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

  A new report shows that U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever. The data, which was released by…

  1. Don’t Do Depression Alone! This week the media world mourns the death of Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old writer of the popular motivational blog…

Despite university budget cuts and a rise in anti-ethnic-studies sentiment, black-studies programs have held their ground in higher-education curricula. But while there has been substantial…